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Director
Kirk Turner

Email Address
Planning@chesterfield.gov  

Phone Numbers
Office (804) 748-1050
Fax (804) 717-6295

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832-0040

Street Address
9800 Government Center Parkway, 2nd Floor
Chesterfield, VA 23832 Map this 

Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST

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FAQ
Planning Department: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Planning Department FAQs

The following is a listing of FAQ topic areas relating to the Chesterfield County Planning Department. 
 

A-C 

  • Accessory Buildings / Accessory Uses
  • Administrative Variances
  • Animals
  • Appeals
  • Application Forms
  • Assessments
  • Banners
  • Board of Supervisors
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Boats
  • Buffers
  • Building Addition
  • Building Permit
  • Buildable Residential Lot
  • Building Setbacks
  • Business License
  • Carport
  • Car Repair
  • Case (site plan, subdivision, zoning)
  • CC&Rs (covenants, conditions and restrictions)
  • Census Data
  • Census Tracts
  • Chickens
  • Childcare
  • Churches / Places of Worship
  • Citizen Notification
  • Code Enforcement
  • Complaints
  • Comprehensive Plan
  • Conditional Use
  • Conditional Use Planned Development
  • Conditions of Zoning
  • Contact Information
  • Covenants
  • Crime Information

D-F 

  • Daycare
  • Decks
  • Demographics
  • Development (Pending)
  • Development Standards
  • Directions to Planning Department
  • Dogs
  • Driveways
  • Dwelling Units Allowed
  • Easements
  • Enforcement
  • Family Subdivision
  • Farms / Farming
  • Fees
  • Fences
  • Final Check Subdivision Plats
  • Floodplains / Flood Zones

G-L 

  • Garages
  • Group Homes
  • Growth
  • Height Limits
  • Historical Preservation
  • Home-based Businesses
  • Horses
  • Household Pets
  • In-Law Units
  • Junk
  • Kennels
  • Landscaping Requirements
  • Land Use Plan

M-P 

  • Manufactured Homes
  • Maps
  • Minor Site Plan Review
  • Mobile Homes
  • Modular Homes
  • Nonconforming Uses
  • Outside Storage
  • Parcel Number
  • Parcel Plat Subdivision
  • Parking Restrictions
  • Permitted Land Uses
  • Planning
  • Planning Commission
  • Plats
  • Population
  • Preliminary Subdivision Plats
  • Proffers
  • Property Lines
  • Property Values
  • Publications
  • Public Facilities Plan
  • Public Hearings

Q (None) 

R-Z 

  • Real Estate Signs
  • Record Plat
  • Recreational Vehicles
  • Resource Protection Area
  • Restricted Uses
  • Rezoning
  • Satellite Dishes
  • Setbacks
  • Schematic Plan
  • Second Dwelling Units
  • Sheds
  • Signs
  • Site Plans
  • Special Exception
  • Staff Reports
  • Storage Buildings
  • Subdivision Ordinance
  • Subdivisions
  • Substantial Accord
  • Survey Plat
  • Swimming Pools
  • Tax Map Number
  • Temporary Health Care Unit
  • Tool Sheds
  • Trailers
  • Transportation
  • Uses Permitted
  • Validation Plats
  • Variances
  • Vehicle Repair
  • Walls
  • Yard Sales
  • Zoning Amendments
  • Zoning Certificate
  • Zoning Districts
  • Zoning Ordinance
  • Zoning: Permitted Uses
  • Zoning Violation